New Delhi: Two brothers were shot dead by armed men in a case of road rage in Outer Delhi`s Bawana area on Friday.
The incident took place at around 10:30 AM when the two brothers, identified as Sahab Singh (35) and Kaptan Singh (40) in Sultanpur Dabas area of Bawana were bringing their Grameen Seva three wheeler out of parking.
As they reversed their vehicle out of parking, it blocked the way of a white colour Scoda Fabia driven by one Rahul alias Kala. Miffed over the way being blocked, Rahul and his three associates came out of the car and started abusing the duo. An argument broke out, which soon snowballed into a scuffle, said a police official.
As the two brothers fought back, the assailants whipped out their country-made pistols and pumped several bullets into the duo and fled from the spot.
Local rushed to the spot and found the duo in a pool of blood. They were taken to nearby Maharishi Valmiki hospital where they were declared brought dead," he said.
A police team led by senior officials reached the spot along with FSL team which lifted evidences including empty bullet rounds.
Meanwhile, locals and family members of the deceased staged a protest against the killing and claimed police had failed to curb the activities of Rahul who is alllegedly a known criminal in the area.
They demonstrated in the area after placing the bodies on the road and blocked traffic. Several DTC buses were also damaged by the crowd.
Senior police officials pacified the protesters by assuring them of speedy investigation and arrest of the accused.
A case has been registered by the police in this connection and efforts launched to apprehend the assailants.
Their car`s number was flashed and barricades were set up on all major escape routes. Several police teams have been formed to arrest them which are conducting raids at their possible hideouts, police said.